Posts by John Owens
The Pulse of Healthy Corporate Culture
The idea of corporate culture was first raised in the 1950s, by Dr. Elliot Jacques in his book The Changing Culture of a Factory. It was in 2001 that the term really gained popularity, now many experts consider corporate culture to be an important part of success. Why is company culture important? What steps can…Read More
Have you performed a “stress test” of your culture?
During a recent testimonial to the House Committee on Financial Services, the CEO from Citibank (Michael Corbat) mentioned the word Culture 12 times when crediting their transformation out of the Global Credit crisis. Corbat mentioned having a Culture Committee to preserve their financial success. Brian Moynihan (Bank of America) referenced a “Culture of Teammates” when…Read More